The Workshop was organized jointly
by the Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine
Meteorology (JCOMM), and by the Institute of Meteorology and Water
Management (IMGW), Poland, and sponsored by the World Meteorological
Organization (WMO) and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
(IOC) of UNESCO, the IMGW, the University of Gdansk, the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National
Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southampton (UK). The International
Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set project (ICOADS), and the City
Hall of Gdynia have also provided some support.
Image credit: Thomson, C.W., 1878: The Voyage of the Challenger:
the Atlantic: A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the
Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the Year 1873 and the Early
Part of the Year 1876. New York, Harper & Brothers (from vol. 1, p. 65,
photograph courtesy of the NOAA Photo Library).
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